CenturyLink Senior Accountant in London, United Kingdom

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

Acts as the main contact point for the month end closing process. Provides systems insights and identifies process improvements. Plays a key role in the most technical accounting projects for the region such as system revaluation; clearing accounts reconciliations; cash Management implementation and reconciliation. Participates in statutory reporting and SOX compliance.

Job Description

Strong problem-solving skills and strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Strong Excel skills are required. Must be able to work with filters and pivot tables. Experience using Oracle and Hyperion Essbase or equivalent system. Can apply a high-level understanding of technical principles, theories, and concepts to resolve a variety of complex issues. Has a strong understanding of the business functions supported.

Must be ACA / ACCA /CIMA qualified.


Monthly Flash Balance Sheet reporting for EMEA.

Monthly EMEA Accounting for Commissions and Capopex.

Monthly accounting and reporting responsibilities under US GAAP and statutory reporting under local GAAP (IFRS) for Poland.

Preparation of monthly variance commentary for accounting movements (p/l and b/s).

Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, as per the Group timetable using Blackline.

Providing support to the annual US GAAP audit and quarterly review processes.

Close liaison with EMEA FP&A to assist with commentary against forecast for key Opex accounting areas.

Close working with the EMEA Tax team on annual tax computations, CIS returns, ad-hoc VAT issues and preparing quarterly forecasting.

Working with Internal Audit on queries; with Procurement and AP to ensure consistency of accounting and clean balance sheet monthly positions.

Assisting the Senior Manager and VP Controller, EMEA with ad-hoc projects.


Masters or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: UK-London-Fleet Place

Requisition #: 200707

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